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Video: Rice Milk: Vegetable Product, Favorable To Well-being
2023 Author: Lynn Laird | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-21 21:10
Lately, there are a lot of people who are leaning towards healthy eating because of health or because of an ethical philosophy. In this sense, they reject animal milk from their menu and alternate it with vegetable milks. So, spotlight on the rice milk which will make you turn the jacket over and give you a good daily alternative. Of course, there is almond milk, chestnut milk, yellow pea milk and oat milk. Surely, a wide choice! This is why, meet another ally of your health and its advantages and benefits.
Rice milk: why prefer it to animal milk?
Before being diagnosed with a cow protein allergy or lactose intolerance, you must have suffered from digestive problems, which were very painful. What is more, the causes and symptoms are quite alarming and disturb your daily life. A fortiori, exclude animal milk from your regular menu and try to adapt to new feeding rules.
Following a lactose cut-off for a fortnight, you might approve or dismiss your doubts. If you find that the problem of intolerance exists, you only have to replace the animal milk consumed so far with rice milk, so popular because of the benefits and benefits.
Benefits and benefits of rice milk
Called by some nutritionists a "non-dairy milk", vegetable milk, in general, exists in many varieties, such as milk from nuts, soybeans, hemp etc. If you've ever tried making any plant-based milk, you know it is high in fiber, protein, essential fatty acids, and vitamin E.
However, in case you want to simmer your homemade rice milk, know that it is light, easy to digest and rich in vitamin B.
Prepare the rice drink or rice juice
Since brown rice is readily available in stores, you still need the vanilla extract and a sweetener like agave (optional), to taste. As a colander, you can use cheesecloth or ultra fine gauze.
In order to prepare 3 cups of rice juice, you need the following ingredients:
- 1/3 cup uncooked rice
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- sweetener (such as agave nectar), to taste
Preparation tutorial: first variant
- First, bring a cup of water to a boil and after adding the rice, boil again.
- Once boiling, cover and simmer over low heat until the rice is cooked, about 40 minutes.
- When the rice is soft and well soaked, drain off excess water if necessary.
Transferring the rice to a blender, add 2 cups of lukewarm water and mix until incorporated.
- If you think it's over, no, add another 1 cup of lukewarm water and mix again. If you prefer even finer non-dairy milk, add 1/2 to 1 cup of lukewarm water and mix again.
- Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes. In the meantime, drape the cheesecloth over the top of a pitcher or storage container and secure it with a rubber band. Make sure that the gauze is draped in the container and that it is not shaped tightly across as it is to serve as a colander.
- Thirty minutes after, take a spoon to remove any residue on top of your milk mixture (usually a thin film forms during the cooling process). Once this is removed, slowly pour the milk into the container through the cheesecloth. Make sure not to pour out all the lumps that have collected at the bottom.
- Optional last step: add a few drops of vanilla extract and / or sweetener to taste.
Second variant: instructions
For this second variation, you need to mix ¾ cup of uncooked long grain white rice with 4 cups of water. For thicker, creamier milk, use less water.
Add 1 pinch of salt, 1 whole pitted date (optional) for sweetness and a tbsp. of maple syrup. Always your choice, add ½ tsp. of vanilla extract, 2 tbsp of cocoa powder and ¼ cup of fresh berries.
Soak the rice in 2 cups of hot but not boiling water for 2 hours. Finally, the rice should be soft but still raw so that you can easily break a piece in half. Drain and pour into a high speed blender. Add salt and if there is water needed and mix for a few more minutes so that the mixture looks even.
Should you refrigerate?
After straining to remove residue, transfer to a sealable container and refrigerate. Rice milk can stay there for up to 5 days, even longer. It is ideal as a complement to smoothies, vegan cheese sauces, baked goods and for granola.
In any case, be careful with rice milk, available at grocery stores as it may contain ingredients like safflower oil, canola oil and sunflower oil.